Formation - Parcours Legal English for business

Un parcours de formation complet pour vous spécialiser dans votre domaine et développer les compétences nécessaires à l'exercice de vos missions tournées vers l'international.

Objectifs et compétences visées de la formation

Comprendre la terminologie anglaise et les concepts clés du droit des sociétésRédiger des clauses en anglaisAcquérir le vocabulaire anglais nécessaire à la négociation contractuelle
Programme

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Programme de cette formation

International Contracts : Best Practices and Drafting Methods (1 jour)

Introduction

The Major Legal Systems of the World
Focus on the Common Law and Civil Law Systems
Pre-Contractual Agreements : examples of Letters of Intent and Non-Disclosure Agreements
Main Parts of a Contract

Standard Clauses

Title of the Contract
Parties
Statement Of Purpose/Preamble
Headings
Number of Copies
Assignment Clause
Meaning of Terms and Interpretation Clauses
Linguistic Discrepancies
The issue of price
Obligation to Inform
Divisibility of the Contract : Partial Avoidance
Link between contracts
List of Contractual Documents
Exercise : drafting a Statement of Purpose/Preamble and an Assignment Clause

Common Performance Provisions

Representation and Warranties
Limitations of Liability
Indemnification Clauses
Liquidated Damages Clauses
Term and Termination Provisions
Exercises : drafting Common Performance Clauses in Various Specific Contracts

Other clauses

Change of Circumstances
Confidentiality of Information
Intellectual Property and Know-How
Professional Common Standard
Performance by a Third Person
Non-Competition Clauses
Choice of Law
Exercise : drafting Confidentiality Clauses, Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Clauses

Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution Clauses
Step Negotiation provisions
Mediation Provisions
Arbitration Provisions
Recognition and enforcement of foreign decisions and awards in France
Exercise : drafting Resolution Clauses
Conclusion and final exercise : drafting Main Clauses of a Contract in a specific sector of the industry
Contract Negotiation : Best Practices (1 jour)

Introduction

Various Systems of Law
Business Culture Differences

The value of Pre-Contractual Exchanges

Negotiation Techniques

Specific vocabulary and standard form of Negociation
Contract Negotiation Pitfalls
Analysis of Business and Project Risks
Analysis of Terms and Conditions
Preparation of the Negotiation Plan

Identify High-Risk Clauses during the Negotiations

Focus on Price Negotiation

Foresee the Termination Consequences of the Contract During the Negotiations

Negotiation exercises
Corporate Law and Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions (1 jour)

Introduction : various Systems of Law (Common Law/Civil Law)

Corporate Entities

The By-Laws
Nomination of the Board
Meetings of the Board
General Assemblies
Comparative Analysis (advantages/disadvantages) of Each Corporate Entity in France and in a Common Law Jurisdiction Country

Management of Foreign Affiliates

Annual Obligation
Areas of Concern

Duties and Obligations of the Directors and Shareholders of a Corporation

Comparative Analysis of the Duties and Obligations of the Directors in France and in a Common Law Jurisdiction County
Comparative Analysis of the Duties and Obligations of the Shareholders in France and in a Common Law Jurisdiction Country

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&,A) with a focus on cross-border transactions

Common Denominator of Transactions
Letter of Intent: legally binding or not, Memorandum of Understanding, Heads of Agreement
Carve out/Spin off
Tax Planning
Share or Asset Deals
The Due Diligence Phase
Objectives of the Due Diligence
Process and Team Work
Methodology and Role of the Target Party
The Due Diligence List
General Disclaimers in a Due Diligence Report
Full Audit Report
Exception : Red Flag Audits
Supplementary Information Requirements
Share Purchase Agreement vs Share Purchase Agreement

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A qui s'adresse cette formation

Directeurs juridiques - Responsables juridiques - Juristes - Avocats - Contracts managers - Compliance Officers

Pré-requis de la formation

Avoir des notions de base en anglais juridique.

Moyens pédagogiques
Moyens pédagogiques
Dispositif de formation structuré autour du transfert des compétencesAcquisition des compétences opérationnelles par la pratique et l'expérimentationApprentissage collaboratif lors des moments synchronesParcours d'apprentissage en plusieurs temps pour permettre engagement, apprentissage et transfertFormation favorisant l'engagement du participant pour un meilleur ancrage des enseignements
Evaluation de la formation
Le parcours fera l'objet d'une évaluation des compétences donnant lieu à la délivrance d'un certificat Lefebvre-Dalloz.